The weekend is here again and whether you plan on staying close to home or doing a day trip, there are lots of options for you! Here is what is happening in Edmonton and area this weekend:
Bastille Day is also known as La Fête Nationale (The National Celebration) or le quatorze juillet (the Fourteenth of July), and is a French National Day. There will be delicious French Food, a 1789 themed Photobooth, raffle, fireworks and more!
When: July 14 | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Café Bicyclette, La Cité Francophone
Cost: $34 AFE Members & students | $39 Non-Members | $15 Kids (6-17) | Free for Kids 5 and under
Water Features & Spray Parks
All of the Water Features and Spray Parks in and around Edmonton are open for the season! Find a full list of them here!
Animals on the Edge
The Queen Mary Park Community League invites you to enjoy an evening on the wild side, with a Petting Zoo, wagon rides and more!
When: July 14 | 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Queen Mary Park
Edmonton Public Library
Every week the Edmonton Public Library offers a variety of activities suitable for the whole family at each branch; you can find what is happening near you here.
Where: Various locations (Edmonton)
Flapjacks at the Tracks
The Spruce Grove and District Agricultural Heritage Society invites the community to enjoy a pancake breakfast before checking out the Farmers Market.
When: July 16 | 8 am to 11 am
Where: 120 Railway Avenue, Spruce Grove
Cost: $5 Adults | $3 Kids
Fire Station Open House
Fire Station 7 (Highlands) is opening their doors and welcoming you to meet with your local fire prevention officers, and staff from the Office of Emergency Management.
When: July 16 | 12 to 4 pm
Where: 5025 118 Avenue
Celebrate Parks Day at Elk Island National Park, there will be live music, fire building, canoeing and much more!
When: July 16 | 12 pm to 4 pm
Where: Elk Island National Park
Cloth Diaper Workshop
If you are looking to learn more about Cloth Diapering then you will want to check this out!
When: July 16 | 10 am to 11:30 am
Where: Terwillegar Rec Centre
Kids Teddy Bear Picnic
The Village at Pigeon Lake invites you to enjoy their second annual, Teddy Bear Picnic. Meet the village clown, paint bird & bat house, enjoy lemonade, bounce house fun, and more!
When: July 16 | 11 am to 3 pm
Where: The Village at Pigeon Lake
Farmers’ Markets are a great way to get out of the house and get some shopping done! Find a full list of Farmers’ Markets in Edmonton and area here.
John Walter Museum
Venture back in time with a visit to the John Walter Museum; enjoy a guided tour of the home that started it all as well as hand on activities.
When: July 16 | 1 to 4 pm
Where: John Walter Museum
K-Days Pancake Breakfast
The 3rd Annual K-Days Pancake Breakfast is happening again this year and you are invited to enjoy a yummy breakfast!
When: July 16 | 9 am to 11 am
Where: 13010 129 St NW
Edmonton Turkish Festival
Celebrate the Edmonton Turkish community with the Turkish Festival. There will be live entertainment/performances, Turkish cuisine, Ebru Demonstration, kids activities and more!
When: July 16 + 17 | 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Dr. Wilbert McIntyre Park (8303 – 104 St.)
Cost: FREE Admission
Have a great weekend!
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